The Secret To Living Is Giving

Last weekend I had the pleasure of speaking about Empowerment at the Om Shanti Foundation Cocktail Gala. It was a fabulous night full of beautiful people, great food, and most importantly generosity. I was very honoured that Shanti – the creator of the charity – asked me to speak. Being someone who loves empowerment (particularly the empowerment…

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Verbal First Aid

Words are important. Words create our reality. Words are the pathway to both pleasure and pain. Yet so often we don’t realise that our words can save or break lives so when I heard the term “verbal first aid” I immediately fell in love with it. The term was coined by Judith Simon Prager PhD, a writer,…

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Time For A Good Spring Clean

Ahhh spring, it is so good to see you my friend!!! This time of year makes my heart so very happy: the days are warming up, the birds are chirping, and the blossoms have arrived on the plum tree in my front garden. Spring is a time of renewal, birth, and growth and it is definitely…

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Maybe Baby

How quickly times change…. I was reading back through some previous blogs I’ve written and saw one from August 2018 called I always thought I would have kids…. That blog was about how I was single and childless at 43 and as much as I loved my life, it wasn’t how I thought it would go.…

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Ram Raiding

I spent last weekend with my family celebrating my niece’s 17th birthday. I’d been looking forward to this weekend for ages because I deeply value family time…plus I was looking forward to spoiling the girls! We arrived at our family holiday home on Friday and my sister and her family arrived on the Saturday morning.…

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The Six Core Human Needs

I recently posted a picture on Instagram and in the blurb I spoke about the “core need” of significance. This started some really interesting conversations so I thought I’d explain the Six Core Needs in a bit more detail. The Six Core Needs are part of the life work of Tony Robbins. After working with millions of…

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Meditation, why bother?

Everyone is talking about meditation these days. It feels like it is the not-so-new, latest thing. In fact, it’s been around for the last 5000 years so it’s not very new at all. At Headspace, they define meditation as both a practice rooted in ancient history and a topic of modern science – which is a great way…

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Getting Old Doesn’t Suck

There is so much talk about getting older. Maybe that’s because I am getting older. That means the people I hang out with are therefore getting older too, so of course I keep hearing people speak about it. I have definitely entered the period of the 50th’s!! What is perturbing to me is that so…

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